Journal: Advanced Robotics

Volume 15, Issue 8

779 -- 780. Preface
781 -- 798Kohtaro Ohba, Jesus Carlos Pedraza Ortega, Kazuo Tanie, Gakuyoshi Rin, Ryoichi Dangi, Yoshinori Takei, Takeshi Kaneko, Nobuaki Kawahara. Micro-observation technique for tele-micro-operation
799 -- 814Alin Albu-Schäffer, Gerd Hirzinger. A globally stable state feedback controller for flexible joint robots
815 -- 832Majid Nili Ahmadabadi, Masoud Asadpour, Eiji Nakano. Cooperative Q-learning: the knowledge sharing issue
833 -- 846Takahiro Wada, Brenan J. McCarragher, Hidefumi Wakamatsu, Shinichi Hirai. Modeling of shape bifurcation phenomena in manipulations of deformable string objects
847 -- 858Michael W. Hannan, Ian D. Walker. Analysis and experiments with an elephant s trunk robot
859 -- 878Hiroshi Kimura, Yasuhiro Fukuoka, Ken Konaga. Adaptive dynamic walking of a quadruped robot using a neural system model

Volume 15, Issue 7

711 -- 728Takateru Urakubo, Kazuo Tsuchiya, Katsuyoshi Tsujita. Motion control of a two-wheeled mobile robot
729 -- 748Shaoping Bai, Kin Huat Low. Terrain evaluation and its application to path planning for walking machines
749 -- 762Shigang Li. Localization along routes, based upon iconic and Global Positioning System information in large-scale outdoor environments
763 -- 777Sang-Heon Lee, Byung-Ju Yi, Soo-Hyun Kim, Yoon Keun Kwak. Modeling and analysis on the internal impact of a Stewart platform utilized for spacecraft docking

Volume 15, Issue 6

641 -- 661S. P. Chan, H. P. Chen. Robust implementation of generalized impedance control for robot manipulators
663 -- 673Songmin Jia, Kunikatsu Takase. A CORBA-based Internet robotic system
675 -- 694Genci Capi, Yasuo Nasu, Leonard Barolli, Kazuhisa Mitobe, Kenro Takeda. Application of Genetic Algorithms for biped robot gait synthesis optimization during walking and going up-stairs
695 -- 710Chatchai Wattanasin, Yasumichi Aiyama, Daisuke Kurabayashi, Jun Ota, Tamio Arai. Hybrid power supply for mobile robots

Volume 15, Issue 5

497 -- 499Tzyh Jong Tarn. Preface
501 -- 520Tarun Kanti Podder, Gianluca Antonelli, Nilanjan Sarkar. An experimental investigation into the fault-tolerant control of an autonomous underwater vehicle
521 -- 532Xiaoping Yun, Eric R. Bachmann, Suat Arslan, Kadir Akyol, Robert B. McGhee. An inertial navigation system for small autonomous underwater vehicles
533 -- 549Stefan B. Williams, Gamini Dissanayake, Hugh F. Durrant-Whyte. Towards terrain-aided navigation for underwater robotics
551 -- 573Massimo Caccia, Gabriele Bruzzone, Gianmarco Veruggio. Sonar-based guidance of unmanned underwater vehicles
575 -- 588Goo Bong Chung, Kwang Sik Eom, Byung-Ju Yi, Il Hong Suh, Sang-Rok Oh, Wan Kyun Chung, J. O. Kim. Disturbance observer-based robust control for underwater robotic systems with passive joints
589 -- 608C. S. George Lee, Jeen-Shing Wang, Junku Yuh. Self-adaptive neuro-fuzzy systems for autonomous underwater vehicle control
609 -- 639Junku Yuh, Michael E. West. Underwater robotics

Volume 15, Issue 4

389 -- 390Fumitoshi Matsuno. Preface
391 -- 408Riichiro Damoto, Atsushi Kawakami, Shigeo Hirose. Study of Super-Mechano Colony: concept and basic experimental set-up
409 -- 427Shugen Ma, Mitsuru Watanabe. Minimum-time control of coupled tendon-driven manipulators
429 -- 448Fabrizio Caccavale, Bruno Siciliano. Kinematic control of redundant free-floating robotic systems
449 -- 465Kyosuke Ono, Koji Yamamoto, Atushi Imadu. Control of giant swing motion of a two-link horizontal bar gymnastic robot
467 -- 480Masahiro Miyazaki, Mitsuji Sampei, Masanobu Koga. Control of the motion of an acrobot approaching a horizontal bar
481 -- 496Edwardo F. Fukushima, Noriyuki Kitamura, Shigeo Hirose. Development of tethered autonomous mobile robot systems for field works

Volume 15, Issue 3

277 -- 278H. Kobayashi. Preface
279 -- 285Shin-Ichiro Nishida, Tomoki Takegai, Yoshitaka Ohi, Kazuo Machida, Yoshitsugu Toda, Toshiaki Iwata. Prototype of an end-effector for a space inspection robot
287 -- 291Yoichi Nagao, Hironobu Urabe, Fumihiro Honda, Jun Ichi Kawabata, Takeshi Kawamura, Naoki Miyamoto. Development of a teachingless robot system for welding a large-sized box-type construction
293 -- 300Satoshi Yanagihara, Mutsuo Hatakeyama, Hirokuni Itoh, Shunji Mori, Akira Takagi. Mobile robot with a self-positioning system
301 -- 305Toshikazu Kawai, Kouji Nishizawa, Fujio Tajima, Kazutoshi Kan, Masakatsu G. Fujie, Kintomo Takakura, Shigeaki Kobayashi, Takeyoshi Dohi. Development of exchangeable microforceps for a micromanipulator system
307 -- 312Nobuhiro Umeda, Kazuhiro Tsuruta, Keisei Inoki. High-speed positioning of an industrial robot based on Preview-Learning control
313 -- 316Toshiyuki Itoko, Masami Kobayashi. Teleoperation master system for a humanoid robot with kinesthetic sensation
317 -- 321Toshiaki Shinohara, Kunio Miyawaki, Kazuyuki Sunayama. Heavy material handling by cooperative robot control
323 -- 326Tsunehito Mori, Kunio Miyawaki, Noriaki Shinohara, Yukio Saito. NC painting robot for narrow areas
327 -- 331Masami Kobayashi, Sokichi Ogawa, Masashi Koike. Off-line teaching system of a robot cell for steel pipe processing
339 -- 344Shinji Murakami, Kyoji Yanoyasuo, Kouji Higashijima, Hitoshi Wakizako, Keiichi Takaoka, Toshimitsu Irie, Jun Goto, Tsutomu Hasegawa. Application of live line work robots for distribution work: Kyushu Electric s challenges for fully-automated robotic system
345 -- 350Yoichi Mitani, Narimasa Awaki, Tatsuo Makino, Yasuyuki Shimada, Toru Yamashita. A study of an autonomous mobile robot in an outdoor environment
351 -- 356Hiroshi Maeda, Shigeki Fujiwara, Hitoshi Kitano, Hideki Yamashita. Development of the omni-directional, power-assisted cart
357 -- 363Haruhisa Kawasaki, Hisayuki Shimomura, Yuji Shimizu. Educational-industrial complex development of an anthropomorphic robot hand Gifu hand
365 -- 370Mitsunori Komori, Kiichi Suyama. Inspection robots for gas pipelines of Tokyo Gas
371 -- 377Hiroki Ogawa, Tomio Watanabe. InterRobot: speech-driven embodied interaction robot
379 -- 382Nobuto Matsuhira, Hideaki Hashimoto, Makoto Jinno, Kyojiro Nambu, Yasuhide Morikawa, Toshiharu Furukawa, Masaki Kitajima, Kazuo Nakazawa. Proposal of a new medical manipulator for laparoscopic surgery
383 -- 387Tomoyuki Hamada, Masakatsu G. Fujie. Robotics for social safety

Volume 15, Issue 2

111 -- 123Katsuhisa Furuta, Yongcai Xu. Super mechano-systems project
125 -- 138Shigeo Hirose, Keisuke Arikawa. Coupled and decoupled actuation of robotic mechanisms
139 -- 168Masaki Yamakita, Fumihiko Asano. Extended passive velocity field control with variable velocity fields for a kneed biped
169 -- 190Xuedong Chen, Keigo Watanabe, Kazuo Kiguchi, Kiyotaka Izumi. Implementation of omnidirectional crawl for a quadruped robot
191 -- 204Keisuke Kato, Shigeo Hirose. Development of the quadruped walking robot, TITAN-IX -- mechanical design concept and application for the humanitarian de-mining robot
205 -- 224Shugen Ma. Analysis of creeping locomotion of a snake-like robot
225 -- 244Jackrit Suthakorn, Gregory S. Chirikjian. A new inverse kinematics algorithm for binary manipulators with many actuators
245 -- 253Yoshihiro Takita, Motoyoshi Hasegawa, Masayuki Nunobiki. An investigation of climbing up stairs for an inchworm robot
255 -- 275Hiromi Mochiyama. Kinematics for the whole arm of a serial-chain manipulator

Volume 15, Issue 1

1 -- 16Kuniaki Kawabata, Takeshi Sekine, Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Teruo Fujii, Hajime Asama, Isao Endo. Mobile robot teleoperation system utilizing a virtual world
17 -- 43D. P. Thrishantha Nanayakkara, Keigo Watanabe, Kazuo Kiguchi, Kiyotaka Izumi. Fuzzy self-adaptive radial basis function neural network-based control of a seven-link redundant industrial manipulator
45 -- 69Kamel Mekhnacha, Emmanuel Mazer, Pierre Bessière. The design and implementation of a Bayesian CAD modeler for robotic applications
71 -- 95Cezary Zielinski. By how much should a general purpose programming language be extended to become a multi-robot system programming language?
97 -- 107Nick E. Pears. Mobile robot tracking of pre-planned paths